Friday, September 20, 2019
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Fayette transportation director named STAK director of the year

Marcus Dobbs, director of transportation in the Fayette County schools, has been named the 2019 J.T. Coomer Memorial Director of the Year by the Student Transportation Association of Kentucky (STAK).

Seeing what students bring onto the bus

School bus drivers and monitors in Warren County have been given trauma-informed training to help them better understand their students.

As students go back to school, drivers reminded to use caution

As students return to school, Kentucky drivers are being reminded of the laws that apply to keep students safe.

Nominations open for school transportation awards from STAK

Nominations are open for 13 annual awards presented by the Student Transportation Association of Kentucky (STAK).

Kentucky School Bus Safety Poster Contest open to students

Students are invited to submit posters for the National Association for Pupil Transportation’s 2017 State School Bus Safety Poster Contest. The contest is open to all elementary and middle school students, and high school students in special education and computer-aided drawing programs.

Kentucky Board of Education approves budget, legislative priorities

At its meeting in Frankfort Dec. 6, the Kentucky Board of Education approved its budget and legislative priorities for the 2018 session of the General Assembly, among other items.

Student art contest to promote safety on the roads

The U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has launched the Road Safety Kids’ Art Contest for students in grades K-6 as part of its goal of reducing crashes, injuries and fatalities involving large trucks and buses.

Board considers career/tech funding; novice reduction

Current funding for career and technical education (CTE) in Kentucky is inadequate and at critical levels. That’s the conclusion of an independent report presented to...

Bus driver trainers in training

A few weeks ago I received an email from Pupil Transportation Section Supervisor Elisa Hanley asking if I could come photograph the bus driver trainer program Vehicle at Speed. It sounded like an interesting opportunity, so of course I said yes.